|Kabamaru, the Ninja Boy|
Live Action Movie
Director: Norifumi Suzuki
Cast: Sonny Chiba, Strong Kongô, Etsuko Shihomi
Igano Kabamaru (Igano Kabamaru, lit. Hippo Mouth of Iga) is a Japanese manga created by Yu Azuki. The eponymous protagonist is a naive young ninja from the Iga province called Kagemaru,
nicknamed Kabamaru (hippos mouth) for his insatiable appetite. After the death of his strict grandfather and ninja sensei, Kabamaru moves to Tokyo with one of his grandfather’s acquaintances.
The plot deals mainly with Kabamaru adjusting to an urban lifestyle after spending a childhood in the mountains and how he finds himself caught up in the rivalry between two private schools.
1983 Color Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) 96 Mins.
Japanese with Optional English Subtitles.